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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 8 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 221342
OS Grid Reference: TF6352208938
OS Grid Coordinates: 563522, 308938
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6535, 0.4160
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TF 60 NW RUNCTON HOLME SOUTH RUNCTON
8/10 Church of St. Andrew
Parish church. Early C12, entirely rebuilt 1838-39 by John Brown. Rendered
brick and slate roof. Nave with apsidal chancel in Neo-Norman style. West
front with giant corner pilasters. 2 orders of shafts to west door below
zig-zag arch. 2-light west window above string course under dog-tooth super-
arch flanked by one blind arch left and right similarly decorated. Bell-
cote at ridge of gable. South nave of 3 bays divided by pilasters. Each
bay has round lancet flanked by one blind lancet left and right, the latter
having necks pinched by obtrusive imposts on nook-shafts. Arches are billet
moulded. Corbel table at eaves in form of grotesque heads. Apse similar,
without decorative blind lights to windows, and with roll moulding replacing
billet. North nave similar but with one simple round-headed narrow lancet
to each bay. Apsidal vestry added to north chancel 1858, with timber parapet
and conical lead roof. Interior. Early C12 chancel arch : 2 orders shafts
on drum bases with cushion capitals just becoming scalloped. Square imposts.
Arch completely renewed with chevron and billet decoration.
Listing NGR: TF6352208938
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Source: English Heritage
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